Debate Camp operates 4 and 5 day summer programs at school locations in Canada and the Northeastern US
8:45 Camper Arrival & Daily Orientation
9:00 Director's Welcome
9:15 Workshop A: Debate Topic announced
9:30 DEBATE ROUND I w/ feedback
10:30 Break / Snack / outdoor activity
11:00 Debate Workshop; teams switch sides
11:30 DEBATE ROUND II w/ feedback
1:15 Bend Your Head
2:00 Workshop B: Debate Styles / DEBATE ROUND III
3:00 Break / Snack / Optional Games*
3:30 staggered dismissal [3:30 - 3:45]
2021 HOURS of OPERATION:
All day camp locations open for camper sign-in at 8:45am and program concludes each day at 3:30pm. Campers are welcome to arrive between 8:45am and 9:00am and in 2021, we will conduct a staggered group / by group dismissal between 3:30pm and 3:45pm. amp's academic program is conducted between 9:00am and 3:30pm each day. All materials required for camp are provided.
AGE GROUPS and PROGRAM:
Debate Camp's day program suits campers in grades 5 - 10. All instruction is levelled according to camper age and ability. All day camp locations have all 3 program components, for all ages: Debate, Public Speaking and Model United Nations. See our PROGRAM DETAILS page for an additional overview of camp's program and our LEVELS page for guidelines used at all of our locations:
At all Debate Camp locations, campers bring a BAG LUNCH each day. Campers must ensure their lunch and snacks are NUT FREE. No snack / lunch sharing is permitted. All lunch materials along with personal water bottles are to be returned home with campers at the end of each day.
We keep in touch with all of our camp families both in advance and during the camp session. Parents / guardians receive a confirmation email immediately following registration. A second email detailing pick-up / drop-off instructions, and any required health forms / health protocols will follow 1 month in advance of your registered camp. During the week, pictures and daily updates are posted on camp's FACEBOOK PAGE. At the end of the week, a card that shares some of each camper's individual progress is available to parents / guardians and campers.
Debate Day Camp is exceedingly popular and most locations fill to capacity. In keeping with our 1:8 staffing ratio most camps are only able to fit in a limited number of campers. We recommend registering early!